Best Sellers: Physics, July 12, 2012

September 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Time Travel and Warp Drives: A Scientific Guide to Shortcuts Through Time and Space
Everett, Allen
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226224985. $30

2) The Infinity Puzzle: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe
Close, Frank
Basic Books: Perseus
2011. ISBN 9780465021444. $28.99

3) Number-Crunching: Taming Unruly Computational Problems from Mathematical Physics to Science Fiction
Nahin, Paul J.
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691144252. $29.95

4) A Short History of Physics in the American Century
Cassidy, David C.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674049369. $29.95

5) Stephen Hawking: An Unfettered Mind
Ferguson, Kitty
Palgrave Macmillan
2012. ISBN 9780230340602. $27

6) Constructing Reality: Quantum Theory and Particle Physics
Marburger, John
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9781107004832. $29

7) Gliding for Gold: The Physics of Winter Sports
Denny, Mark
Johns Hopkins University Press
2011. ISBN 9781421402147. $65

8) The Wonderful World of Relativity: A Precise Guide for the General Reader
Steane, Andrew M.
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199694617. $34.95

9) Slow Light: Invisibility, Teleportation, and Other Mysteries of Light
Perkowitz, Sidney
Imperial College Press
2011. ISBN 9781848167520. $25

10) World in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement
Crease, Robert P.
W.W. Norton
2011. ISBN 9780393072983. $26.95

11) The Quantum Universe (and Why Anything That Can Happen, Does)
Cox, Brian
Da Capo
2011. ISBN 9780306819643. $25

12) Phase Transitions
Solé, Ricard V.
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691150758. $35

13) The New Quantum Age: From Bell’s Theorem to Quantum Computation and Teleportation
Whitaker, Andrew
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199589135. $45

14) The Quantum Vacuum: A Scientific and Philosophical Concept, from Electrodynamics to String Theory and the Geometry of the Microscopic World
Boi, Luciano
Johns Hopkins University Press
2011. ISBN 9781421402475. $75

15) How To Build a Time Machine: The Real Science of Time Travel
Clegg, Brian
St. Martin’s Press
2011. ISBN 9780312656881. $25.99

16) Keeper of the Nuclear Conscience: The Life and Work of Joseph Rotblat
Brown, Andrew
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199586585. $29.95

17) Isaac Newton’s Scientific Method: Turning Data into Evidence About Gravity and Cosmology
Harper, William L.
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199570409. $75

18) Elementary Particle Physics in a Nutshell
Tully, Christopher G.
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691131160. $75

19) The Physics Book: From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones in the History of Physics
Pickover, Clifford A.
2011. ISBN 9781402778612. $29.95

20) Basic Structures of Reality: Essays in Meta-Physics
McGinn, Colin
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199841103. $49.95

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